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Old 09-28-2020, 07:45 PM
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Default 1800's Indian Head Cent Spill!

It finally rained here in Rhode Island last night, so I headed for the woods today. Slow day until I got a low 70's signal about five inches down. Pulled out three really crusty coins. Could see that one was an IHC, but the other two were mystery coins.

When I got home, I soaked them in warm hydrogen peroxide, which cleaned them up enough to ID. They're 1875, 1883 and 1893 IHC's! Not in the greatest shape, but at least I could get a date off of them. Not a bad day when you find three coins from the 1800's!
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Old 09-28-2020, 07:48 PM
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Awesome find ! Congrats
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Old 09-28-2020, 08:03 PM
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Nice finds!!


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Old 09-28-2020, 08:12 PM
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Awesome spill! Those got a great green color to them, Nice hunt!

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Old 09-28-2020, 08:39 PM
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Nice saves. Glad you were able to get dates.

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Very nice Injun spill!
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Old 09-28-2020, 09:43 PM
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I've never had a 3 IH's pocket spill before. Wanna trade for a 3 wheatie spill ?
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It's such a great feeling just seeing an old coin like these in the hole! Nice work.

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Old 09-28-2020, 10:36 PM
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Where's mine? I've never gotten an Ihc?

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Old 09-28-2020, 10:39 PM
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Thanks, guys! Nice to be out again. I had almost given up the last month because the ground is so dry. Looks like a lot of rain is headed my way this week, so maybe the old coins will start popping again.

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Three 1800ís coins in the same day? Pretty damn good! Three 1800ís coins in the same HOLE??....Priceless. I wish I had a woods like that! You know what I find in the woods? Wood! Love the Indians, thatís a nice catch!

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Old 09-29-2020, 12:23 AM
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Royal Congrats on recovering an ancient Tribe of IHs!

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Old 09-29-2020, 01:38 AM
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Wow, thatís a spill I wouldnít mind cleaning up! Congrats!

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Any spill is exciting but three indians is awesome! Congrats!

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I have never done that before. Great dig bro!

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Thanks again! Guess I'm not the only one who likes finding IHC's!

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Wait til you find the rest of their bodies. It's almost as exciting

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Nice spill, congrats.

I love the multi color and darker toning that at least two of them have.

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Old 10-01-2020, 05:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Tom_in_CA View post
I've never had a 3 IH's pocket spill before. Wanna trade for a 3 wheatie spill ?

Lol man don't get me started....

I had a property permission last year that I found a personal record of 53 wheats...some in spills, others loners. It was as if someone just chucked a huge handful of them in the general direction of the front yard.
No key dates, but it was still a lot of fun.
I ended up giving the nice fella who gave me permission 25 of them.

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Old 10-01-2020, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by Tom_in_CA View post
I've never had a 3 IH's pocket spill before. Wanna trade for a 3 wheatie spill ?
What, no large cent spill ???

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